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The Sciences

August Science Calendar

Bust out those cameras! The deadline for the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History's photo competition is this month.

By Elisa NeckarJuly 30, 2014 3:00 PM
The Deep Sea Challenger | Mark Thiessen/National Geographic


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Aug. 8: Opening today,James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge3-D recounts Cameron’s record-breaking solo expedition to the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the ocean.

Aug. 18: In the hours just before dawn, Venus and Jupiter appear very close together in the sky, creating their best conjunction since 2000.

Aug. 22-23: Engineer It! Weekend at thePacific Science Center in Seattle, Wa.

Aug. 23: See hummingbirds up close as experts catch, measure and band the tiny birdsat the Yew Dell’s Botanical Gardens HummingbirdFestival in Crestwood, Ky.

Aug. 29: Turn your lens toward science, technology, engineering and mathematics by today’s deadline for the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History’s photo competition. Winners will be displayed in the museum’s “Atomic STEaM Photo Show,” opening Nov. 8.

Every weekend: Launching at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park’s Netul Landing on the Oregon coast, these two-plus-hour kayak and canoe tours are led by rangers who share stories of exploration, local wildlife and restoration efforts.

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